Stepping into the Final, Real Madrid Always Serves Drama since the Round of 16 of the Champions League 2021-2022
MADRID – Real Madrid has successfully advanced to the 2021-2022 Champions League final. Madrid had to go through an extraordinary struggle to get to the final. In fact, Real Madrid has always presented drama since the last 16 of the 2021-2022 Champions League.
In the round of 16, Real Madrid who met Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) was deemed unable to advance to the quarter-finals. The reason is, Carlo Ancelotti’s team was considered underperform in the first leg which made him lose 0-1.
At the beginning of the second leg of the 2021-2022 Champions League round of 16, PSG again showed their abilities. They managed to add to the aggregate advantage.
Even so, Madrid did not remain silent. They also managed to score three goals in 60 minutes which saw them qualify for the quarter-finals dramatically with 3-2 on aggregate.
Qualifying for the quarter-finals, Real Madrid is waiting for another tough opponent, namely Chelsea. In the first leg, Los Blancos-Real Madrid’s nickname- indeed managed to show its strength and beat Chelsea 3-1 at Stamford Bridge.
But in the second leg, Chelsea was surprisingly able to avenge the defeat. They lead 3-1 in normal time in the second leg.
As a result, extra time is needed to determine the teams that qualify for the semifinals. Karim Benzema also managed to become a hero for Real Madrid by making one additional goal. Los Blancos also managed to win dramatically over Chelsea with a 5-4 aggregate.
The same thing also happened in the semifinals when Real Madrid had to face Manchester City to fight for a ticket in the top party. In the first leg, Real Madrid again had to struggle so they gave up with a score of 3-4.
In the second leg, Man City was actually able to increase their advantage to advance to the final round. However, Rodrygo’s two goals (90′ and 90+1′) had to delay Man City’s win and force extra time after they drew 5-5 on aggregate.
However, Karim Benzema is back to being a nightmare for the team who are against Real Madrid in the Champions League. The French national team player managed to create an additional goal (95 ‘) through a penalty kick and ensured Los Blancos qualified for the final peacefully.
Now, Liverpool will face Real Madrid in the 2021-2022 Champions League final. The match will be held at the Stade de France, Paris, Sunday 29 May 2022 at 02.00 WIB. It will be very interesting to see if Real Madrid is able to present a surprise again in this match.